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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 136° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.99 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 11.0"952.62 miwest0° 07' 59.5"9.16 misouth952.33 mi
24 hours14° 32' 10.6"961.43 mieast2° 36' 08.1"178.97 misouth971.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 1:08 PM707 km439 miles382 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeTue 12:38 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownTue 2:08 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 12:08 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 12:08 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 5:08 PM3052 km1897 miles1648 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 12:08 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 11:08 AM3492 km2170 miles1885 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:08 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 11:08 AM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmWest W

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